~Ae Dil Hai Mushkil Tops the Technical Winners List followed by Pink at NEXA IIFA Awards Powered By VIVO~
Mumbai, 25th May, 2017: The International Indian Film Academy announced the list of winners in the Technical categories of India’s most prominent awards celebration that honors the very best of Indian Cinema with the highest level of achievement seen through the glamorous IIFA statuette. Set to be held at the iconic MetLife Stadium, New York on the 14th & 15th of July, the 18th Edition of NEXA IIFA Awards Powered by VIVO will witness the felicitation of powerhouse performances and films at the highly anticipated Awards night.
The Nexa IIFA Awards will air exclusively on COLORS – the Broadcast Partners, with the Title Sponsor NEXA, and Powered by VIVO.
Ae Dil Hai Mushkil leads the winners list by walking away with 4 awards in the technical category including Background Score (Pritam), Best Engineer (Shadab Rayeen), Cinematography (Anil Mehta, ISC, WICA) and Costume Designing (Manish Malhotra).
Other winners in the Technical category features Pink’s Ritesh Shah winning Best Dialogue and Best Screenplay and Bodhaditya Bandyopadhyay for Editing. Larnell Stovall, Parvez Shaikh, `ANL` Arasu winning Best Action and Anuj Mathur winning Sound Mixing for the film Sultan. Kapoor and Sons’s Adil Shaikh earns the Best Choreography Award for the song Kar Gayi Chull and Sound Design being won by Pranav Shukla for film Mirzya. Fan won two awards for Best Make up (Greg Cannom) and Special Effects Visual (Red Chillies VFX) categories. Neerja took an accolade for Production Design (Aparna Sud & Anna Ipe).
The IIFA Voting process is a stringent and methodical procedure, our official tabulators are Ernst & Young LLP
The popular category nominations are available for the global audience to participate in the voting process. The IIFA Global Voting went LIVE on 20th May 2017 and will be open till 18th June 2017. The final winners of the IIFA Awards are revealed on the night of the Awards ceremony. The results are surrounded by secrecy and the credibility of the voting process is one of the key parameters of this prestigious award.
As IIFA continues to bring together the biggest stars of Bollywood and Hollywood on one stage, the NEXA IIFA Awards Powered By VIVO will play host to some of the most celebrated stars and musicians of the Indian film industry, notable guests, and dignitaries from India and the region, world media and Indian cinema fans from across the globe.
Wizcraft International Entertainment Pvt Ltd, known for pioneering many extravagant and mesmerizing events in India and across the world, conceptualized IIFA 17 years ago, by the creative genius of the trio of masterminds - Andre Timmins, Viraf Sarkari and Sabbas Joseph. The vision was to celebrate Indian cinema outside India; and IIFA (International Indian Film Academy) the flagship brand is the accomplishment of that dream. IIFA is dedicated to building bridges across cinema, businesses, communities and nations, creating everyone’s dream: “One People. One World”. The journey over these past 17 years has seen the brand evolve from a one night affair to a weekend, which celebrates and hosts various events and activities related to cinema, business, culture, music and fashion. Hosting a variety of events during the weekend IIFA helps bring together a global community of people from all walks of life.